Virus pushes farm produce vendors to open vehicles
Traders are increasingly turning to open lorries, pick-ups and car boots as sale outlets for their goods after being displaced from designated fresh produce markets by the Covid-19 containment measures.
The open vehicles, with which traders previously ferried goods from farms, are fast becoming makeshift points of sale as counties either close fresh produce markets or reduce numbers in line with the Health ministry’s social distancing guidelines.
The vehicles are being used to display variety of farm produce, ranging from those as perishable as vegetables and tomatoes, to those like potatoes, eggs and cereals which fail to find space in the open-air markets.
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